Vandalism in Plaza de Andalucia

Vandals have defaced the statue of Blas Infante in Plaza de Andalucia, removing the gold-coloured spectacles and covering the plinth with graffiti.

2010 designated the ‘Year of Blas Infante’

The Government of Andalucia has announced that 2010 will be designated as the ‘Year of Blas Infante’ in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the birth of the man considered the father of Andalucian autonomy.

María Luisa Infante dies at the age of 81 years

María Luisa Infante, eldest daughter of Blas Infante, regarded as the father of Andalucian autonomy, has died at her home in La Puebla del Río, Sevilla, at the age of 81 years.